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votcl against nine measures spon
sored bv the state's toilers, and was
not recorded as voting on the other
10 out of a tptal of 19.
He 'opposed workmen's compensa
tion, anti-injunction,'einoval of
property qualification for jury serv
ice, corset vr.tion, picketing during
strikes, state mine inspector, cement
workers' protection, and did. not vote
on the women's eight-hour bill
Alarmed over the promise of
speedy retribution for his faithless-
Senator Jfines C. Owens.
ness through the recall, Senator
Owens secured from his home coun
ty courts a writ of prohibition pre
venting the secretuy of state from
certifying the petition to Gov. John
son. But in a special session the Su
preme Court pronounced the writ
void on its face.
He's got to face the guns.
.Thus the long ami of the people,
armed with the new political weapon,
is reaching out to .make the men of
Owens' type realize that henceforth ,
pledge-violators are in for a tough
Owens' chief support is said to be
from Standard Oil and other large
SENATOR OWENS' RECORD
Out of 19 measures advocated
c by labor at the last legislature,
he voted against nine and was
silent on the other 10 roli-calls,
supporting not a single working-
man's bill. ,
He voted for five "progressive"
measures; against 6, absent 6.
Against anti-gambling and so-
c cial evil policies, 5 ; for, 6.
These measures generally em-
braced the policies which he had
promised to further in pre-elec-
tion pledges, assert the recallers.
AUTO. HITS TWO BLIND PEOPLE
GIRL WILL PROBABLY DIE
Ever since she became an inmate
of the Industrial Home for the Blind,
Miss Florence Clapp had been accus
tomed to take little walks with Porter
Rodgers, who was also blind, but who
seemed to possess that marvelous in
tuition that is sometimes given to the
v Yesterday they took their usual
walk. When theycame to the corner
of Marshall blvd. and W. 21st st.
Rodgers stopped at the curb and lis
tened. Then they started across the boule
vard. At the same time Miss Emma
Lee Campbell was guiding her elec
tric runabout in their direction. With
her were a nurse and" a baby. When
the car was almost upon the blind
couple the nurse shifted her seat to
keep the sun out of the baby's eyes.
The. next instant there was a crash.
The car struck both the blind peo
ple. This morning Miss Clapp is re
ported dying at the St." Anthony's
Hospital. The man is seriously injured.